lilly of the desert

Expressing my thoughts, sharing opinions and ranting about this and that!


About Desert Lilly = me!

I have chosen Desert Lilly as my pen name, because it is a beautiful but elusive flower. Thus far I haven’t seen one in nature, still looking though.

One would think that since we live in the High Desert in Arizona, the flower would be visible sometime some where, Not yet

.Now that I explained why my pen name, here are a few things about me:

We live totally off grid, using solar power, built the system ourselves, on a small budget and it’s giving us enough power to do the things we want to run electrically. We also have a 8000Watt generator we use when needed.

I have a close bond to earth and nature, enjoy  being outdoors starting plants, cacti and trees from seeds , love gazing at the stars and the moon, Holistic healing, Ayurveda, MEDITATION, Energy Healing, Natural Remedies vs. prescription Medications, avid about fragrance free ANYTHING… organic foods and how to cook healthy meals

( A note to the reader: I DO NOT cook indoors, mostly because I don’t like my home to smell like cooking, thus I cook almost anything on an outdoor propane BBQ. Even Thanksgiving Turkey!)  I will share recipes just ask!



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I am female, happily married, 20years, how time flies….

In my younger years when single I traveled to many countries and have enjoyed other cultures. Now we live in the High Desert in Arizona. Why did we choose this place?? Intuition. We were looking for peace and wide open space to enjoy our senior years. So far we have succeeded.

I could go on and on about the beauty of this area, my cactus garden, some in bloom right now.

I am interested in Energy Healing, for people as well as animals. I have  applied some of the holistic healing methods to heal my old Maltese, she is a foundling so to speak, we took her in to help her have a few more happy years, she is 15 now, and almost completely healed. Just lost some teeth.

I am also very interested in the Law of Attraction, positive thinking can bring things to you, just do it.

Meditation is a must to keep from going insane, that’s what I think.

More interests of mine: fragrance free  cleaning products, naturally grown foods, no GMO is what I feel is important, Organically grown veggies and fruits,  gluten free stuff,  Good thing chocolate is gluten free!!